DLA Headquarters News

Strategic goals award winners, employees of the quarter announced
Winners of the DLA Strategic Goals Award and DLA Employees of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 have been announced.
Feb. 21, 2019 - Winners of the DLA Strategic Goals Award and DLA Employees of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 have been announced.

DLA prioritizes Internal Control Program
(From L) DLA Energy Deputy Commander Guy Beougher, DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams and DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt discuss enterprise risk management and internal control procedures Feb. 8 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Photo by Phil Prater
Feb. 19, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders learned Feb. 8 about new mandates of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123, which defines management’s responsibilities for enterprise risk management and internal control.

Logisticians, Army focus on shared goals
Army DLA Day
Feb. 15, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency officials met with Army leaders at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Feb. 14 to discuss mutual objectives.

DLA supports DoD mission at Travis AFB
Carlos Castro of DLA Document Services prepares to cut posters at Travis Air Force Base, California, Feb. 7. The facility provides a variety of printing services to federal agencies and government offices. Photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman
Feb. 15, 2019 - DLA Document Services offers printing services for everything from outdoor signs to aircraft logos at Travis Air Force Base, California.

DLA Aviation News

Honoring Black History Month: DLA Aviation employee speaks at Fort Lee event
Army Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear was the guest speaker for the Fort Lee Kenner Army Health Clinic and Warrant Officer Association’s Black History Month Leader Professional Development event held at the clinic Feb. 21, 2019. Brashear is the command chief warrant officer for the 80th Training Command on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. In his civilian job, Brashear is a weapon system program manager within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate’s Air Force Customer Facing Division.
Feb. 21, 2019 - Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear was the guest speaker for the Fort Lee Kenner Army Health Clinic and Warrant Officer Association’s Black History Month Leader Professional Development event held at Kenner Army Health Clinic on Fort Lee, Virginia, Feb. 21, 2019.

DLA Distribution News

Distribution’s Shipman receives commander’s coin
DLA Distribution Future Plans Marine Capt. James Shipman receives a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event Feb. 1.
Feb. 22, 2019 - Marine Capt. James Shipman, strategic and contingency planner in DLA Distribution’s Future Plans directorate received a commander’s coin during DLA Distribution commanding officer Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones’ employee recognition event Feb. 1.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Successes, challenges theme of annual joint reserve force summit
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer (left) and Joint Reserve Force Director Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven (far right) recognized JRF members for their contributions to DLA Land and Maritime across 2018 during the force’s annual summit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Pictured left to right: Air Force Tech. Sgt. Amanda Felix, Army Master Sgt. Tadd Long and Army Capt. Garland “Kip” Fleming. Recognized but not pictured: Navy Master Chief James Hershberger.
Jan. 24, 2019 - Military reservists and DLA Land and Maritime leaders joined together Jan. 4 during the Joint Forces Operational Summit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Logistics In Action

Wash. National Guard makes wildfire preparedness a priority
Hand crews train for wildfire season during Evergreen Ember in 2014.
Feb. 20, 2019 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — It's quickly becoming a summer tradition for the Washington National Guard and not the right kind. Since 2014 more than 4,500 Guardsmen have been called from their homes and civilian jobs to respond to one of our state's biggest threats, blazing wildfires that threaten lives and property across our state.

DLA Disposition Services News

Utah students benefit from Computers for Learning
Kevin Lambert, a teacher at Layton Christian Academy in Utah, oversees his students as they work on computers donated to the school through the DoD Computers for Learning Program and DLA Disposition Services.
Feb. 13, 2019 - A small K-12 academy recently updated one of its computer labs with 60 used military laptops for only $2,500

DLA Energy News

An American, French partnership
DLA Energy Bulk Petroleum Products Procurement Analyst Toka Trau-Massey escorted French military officers Lt. Col. Edmond Andres and Maj. Cedric David after a meeting that she said was extremely rewarding to be able to highlight DLA Energy’s accomplishments and see that the officers fully embraced the information exchange. Photo by Elizabeth Stoeckmann
Feb. 21, 2019 - Two French fuel officers spent a week with Defense Logistics Agency Energy leaders to discuss experiences and strategic initiatives in support of Warfighter fuel Feb. 11-15.

DLA Troop Support News

Shooting Star award recognizes the individual accomplishments of Subsistence employees
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain Deputy Director Rich Faso presents the Subsistence Shooting Star Award to Shannon Collins during a town hall in Philadelphia, Dec.12, 2018. Collins, a contract specialist in the Supplier Operations directorate, received the award for her efforts to make use of unmanned air systems, or drones, to deliver food and water to areas not accessible by normal modes of transportation.
Feb. 20, 2019 - The Shooting Star Award allows employees to nominate fellow team members for going above and beyond the call of duty to support the warfighter and be recognized during Subsistence’s quarterly town hall meeting.